Chelsea morning news: Club could make €6m if drawn against Atletico, Hazard encouraged to leave this summer

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A round up of news stories this morning about Chelsea.

If Chelsea are drawn against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals then Thibaut Courtois could play against his parent side.

However, if Atletico name Courtois in any starting line-up against Chelsea then it will reportedly set them back €6 million.

That figure is based around Atletico agreeing with the Blues that they would pay €3 million each time they used the Belgian against them in the Champions League, hence it doubles over two legs.

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has suggested that Hazard should entertain the idea of joining Paris Saint-Germain.

Hazard has been strongly linked with a summer switch to the side Chelsea have just put out of Europe and his national coach has suggested it could be a good move for him.

“It's an opportunity to be taken into serious consideration if he wants to be part of the category of players who make the difference,” Wilmots told the French press.

Andre Schurrle has claimed that Chelsea are not the underdogs to win the Champions League.

Schurrle was superb earlier this week against PSG, coming off the bench to replace Eden Hazard and grabbing a goal in the 2-0 win.

“I don't think we're underdogs. We can win against every team. That's how we will manage, no matter who we get,” the German is quoted by FourFourTwo.

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